When we write, that is to say, when I write – I need to stick primarily to
They are universal for a reason, after all.
Love, hate, loss, the passage of time, and nostalgia do not all stir our emotions by accident.
I mean, there is a reason that a story script is a universal and repeated message.
Larry McMurtry knew that writers write what they know.
But his masterpiece, Lonesome Dove, is not timeless by mistake.
In the blogging world, of course, this timelessness is called evergreen content.
What do I know, that everyone can recognize?
“The good writer,” Ralph Waldo Emerson noted in his journal, “seems to be writing about himself, but has his eye always on that thread of the universe which runs through himself and all things.”
-Dani Shapiro, Still Writing